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Modern Mathematical Models of Time and their Applications to Physics and Cosmology

Proceedings of the International Conference held in Tucson, Arizona, 11-13 April, 1996

by W. G. Tifft

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The nature of time has long puzzled physicists and philosophers. Time potentially has very fundamental yet unknown properties. In 1993 a new model of multi-dimensional time was found to relate closely to properties of the cosmological redshift. An international conference was subsequently convened in April 1996 to examine past, current and new concepts of time as they relate to physics and cosmology. These proceedings incorporate 34 reviews and contributed papers from the conference. The major reviews include observational properties of the redshift, alternative cosmologies, critical problems in cosmology, alternative viewpoints and problems in gravitation theory and particle physics, and new approaches to mathematical models of time. Professionals and students with an interest in cosmology and the structure of the universe will find that this book raises critical problems and explores challenging alternatives to classical viewpoints.

Edition Notes

Other titlesProceedings of the International Conference held in Tucson, AZ, from 11-13 April 1996
Statementedited by W.G. Tifft, W.J. Cocke
ContributionsCocke, W. J.
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] :
Pagination1 online resource (396 pages)
Number of Pages396
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27075625M
ISBN 10940115628X
ISBN 109789401156288
OCLC/WorldCa840311355

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